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Re: [SLE] maximum nproc value
  • From: Michael Green <mishagreen@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 5 Feb 2006 11:24:59 +0200
  • Message-id: <17e909a40602050124y72b3fd0ag21e0fa867f2472c7@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 2/2/06, Steve Graegert <graegerts@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > Yes it does, I'm sure yours will die too unless you have nproc cap
> > either at the level of shell or PAM.
> What's your kernel version, shell you're using, current ulimit
> settings. And, do you have the code of the fork bomb you ran? I'd
> really like to take a look at it. Thanks.

Just tested again fork bombing the machine I've described (above) by
running this simple bash shell forkbomb
g8:~ # :(){ :|:& };:
and within a couple of seconds it immediately came to a grinding halt.
No limits were configured.
Warm regards,
Michael Green

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